May 11, 2009 10:39 AM: BGSU music to ears of kindergarteners
Twice a week, Dr. Joyce Eastlund Gromko travels from Bowling Green State University to Weston Elementary School to work with kindergarteners, whom she's helping prepare for their music program May 14.
Apr 13, 2009 10:34 AM: Grand Prix race powered by ethanol-based fuel
BGSU Motorsports will host the second annual BGSU Grand Prix featuring karts that run on ethanol-based E-85 fuel on Saturday (April 14) rain or shine.
Apr 13, 2009 10:33 AM: BGSU Firelands leadership changes
After six years as dean of BGSU Firelands, Dr. James Michael Smith of Fremont is leaving that post July 1 to work full time as vice president for economic development and regional growth at Bowling Green State University.
Dec 18, 2007 11:52 AM: Financial aid workshop slated Jan. 5
Students admitted to Bowling Green State University for the 2008-09 academic year and their parents are welcome to attend either of two financial aid workshops on campus Jan. 5.
Dec 18, 2007 11:51 AM: Employees give $121,202 to United Way
Bowling Green State University has raised $121,202 in cash and pledges to support the 2007 United Way with Northwest Ohio Community Shares campaign.
Dec 18, 2007 11:51 AM: Music competition winners announced
Student winners of the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts' 41st annual Competitions in Music Performance have been announced.
Dec 12, 2007 11:51 AM: EPA applauds BGSU efforts to reclaim mercury
Over the past decade, nearly 10 tons of mercury have been removed from the environment through a Bowling Green State University program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is very pleased about that.
Dec 12, 2007 11:51 AM: Professor wins Governor's Award for the Arts
Dr. Burton Beerman, an award-winning composer and professor in the BGSU College of Musical Arts, has been chosen to receive a 2008 Governor's Award for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council has announced.
Dec 12, 2007 11:51 AM: Teaching in a Web-based environment
Beginning in January, educators interested in learning how to teach in a Web-based environment can take advantage of a new, noncredit course sponsored by Continuing & Extended Education at Bowling Green State University.
Dec 6, 2007 11:50 AM: Pauken wins national Mensa teaching award
It was about five years ago, toward the end of her master's degree program in educational administration and supervision at Bowling Green State University, that Angela Miller met Dr. Patrick Pauken. The associate professor of educational administration and leadership studies would be teaching her “Law, Ethics and Negotiations” class, and Miller's first thought was, “Who is this guy?”
Dec 4, 2007 11:50 AM: Professor lauded by mathematics education council
Dr. Daniel Brahier, a professor of teaching and learning in the Bowling Green State University College of Education and Human Development, has been presented the prestigious Christofferson-Fawcett Award by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM).
Dec 4, 2007 11:50 AM: Professors to speak at BGSU commencement
Two esteemed members of the faculty will speak at Bowling Green State University's fall commencement.
Nov 30, 2007 11:49 AM: BGSU plans $150 million in capital projects
Bowling Green State University will initiate approximately $150 million in capital projects on campus over the next several years that will be funded through private gifts, bonded debt and state funds.
Nov 30, 2007 11:49 AM: Students name Kenneth Snead 2007 Master Teacher
For 19 years, Dr. Kenneth Snead, chair and associate professor of accounting and management information systems, has been an influential steppingstone for Bowling Green State University students. This year he was chosen by students to receive the Master Teacher Award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner.
Nov 26, 2007 11:37 AM: Training a new crop of environmental journalists
As environmental concerns spread throughout the world, Bowling Green State University's School of Communication Studies is stepping up to help train the next generation of journalists in Algeria and Tunisia.
Nov 20, 2007 11:36 AM: Creative efforts earn multiple Crystal Awards
The work of Bowling Green State University staff in the Office of Marketing & Communications, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Office of Alumni & Development was recognized last week (Nov. 14) at the annual Crystal Awards program in Toledo.
Nov 20, 2007 11:36 AM: Prospective students can preview BGSU Dec. 1
Bowling Green State University invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus on Dec. 1 and take part in Preview Day.
Nov 13, 2007 11:35 AM: Bowling Green among best places to live in Ohio
The city of Bowling Green has been named one of the five best places to live in Ohio in the November issue of Ohio Magazine.
Nov 9, 2007 11:34 AM: BGSU creates a virtual campus in Second Life
Bowling Green State University is creating an educational environment on its own virtual island.
Nov 9, 2007 11:33 AM: Maurers honored by Friends of the University Libraries
The Bowling Green State University Libraries showed their appreciation for two of their strongest supporters by presenting them the 2007 Friend of the Library Award. Robert and Patricia Maurer of Bowling Green received the award during the annual Authors and Artists reception, hosted by the Friends of the University Libraries.
Nov 6, 2007 11:33 AM: Smart Money workshop looks at new requirement
More than 150 high school department chairs and classroom teachers will be at Bowling Green State University Thursday (Nov. 8) to take part in a workshop devoted to the Ohio High School Core Graduation Requirements and implementing the personal finance education mandate.
Nov 6, 2007 11:33 AM: Students get tips, tutoring on money management
Bowling Green State University is joining a growing list of colleges and universities that are helping students gain better money-management skills. The payoff? Students who are able to make sound financial decisions and ward off unnecessary debt during their college years.
Nov 6, 2007 11:32 AM: Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut visits
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut is visiting Bowling Green State University as he continues toring the state to seek input for the University System of Ohio.
Oct 31, 2007 10:58 AM: Falcon Marching Band to appear in Indianapolis
The Bowling Green State University Falcon Marching Band has been invited to make a guest appearance at the Bands of America Regional Championship this weekend (Nov. 3-4) at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind.
Oct 26, 2007 10:58 AM: Hands-on science program for girls slated Nov. 9
Seventh- and eighth-grade girls will discover exciting career opportunities available to them in a fun and educational atmosphere at Bowling Green State University's annual Women in Science, Math, Engineering and Technology program.
Oct 26, 2007 10:58 AM: Social Philosophy & Policy Center hosts conference
When making difficult political and social policy decisions, it is often necessary to consider what impact they will have on the greatest number of people. Bowling Green State University's Social Philosophy and Policy Center will host a conference Nov. 1-3 to discuss “Aggregation in Moral and Political Philosophy.” All events will take place in 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Oct 22, 2007 10:58 AM: BGSU MBA program high on Princeton Review's list
Bowling Green State University has an outstanding business college, and is especially strong in the opportunities it provides for minority students, according to the Princeton Review.
Oct 22, 2007 10:58 AM: Cavalli opera reprised for Ohio, N.Y. audiences
Bowling Green State University and the Eastman School of Music's Collegium Musicum are presenting what may be the first full staging in North America of Francesco Cavalli's “La virtù de' strali d'Amore.”
Oct 22, 2007 10:58 AM: ‘Glass Castle' author visits BGSU Oct. 24
Best-selling author Jeannette Walls will be on the Bowling Green State University campus Wednesday (Oct. 24) as part of the Common Reading Experience.
Oct 22, 2007 10:57 AM: Exec with developer of the BlackBerry® to speak
Robert Crow, an executive with Research in Motion (RIM) Ltd., whose products include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, will be the keynote speaker for the 16th annual Canada-Ohio Business Dinner at Bowling Green State University Nov. 7.
Sep 26, 2007 10:57 AM: BGSU center studies economic impact of arts
The Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University has undertaken what is thought to be the first study of the economic impact of the arts and cultural organizations in this region. Results of the study will be made public on Tuesday (Oct. 2).
Sep 26, 2007 10:56 AM: The Yes Men come to BGSU
Free tickets are still available to see The Yes Men at Bowling Green State University on Oct. 9. The satirical humor group will appear at 8 p.m. that Tuesday in 101 Olscamp Hall.
Sep 25, 2007 10:56 AM: Nuclear waste expert to speak Oct. 2 at BGSU
Dr. Rodney Ewing, an internationally known authority on the management of radioactive waste and its environmental impact, will speak Oct. 2 at Bowling Green State University as the 2007 McMaster Visiting Scientist.
Sep 25, 2007 10:56 AM: ‘Paint the town orange and brown' at Homecoming
The Bowling Green State University Falcons take on the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers this weekend in their Homecoming game. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 29) at Doyt Perry Stadium. The game caps a spirit-filled weekend of reunions, entertainment and activities for alumni, current students, faculty and staff, and community friends.
Sep 25, 2007 10:55 AM: Music Discovery Day for high school students
More than 250 high school students are expected to take part in the annual Music Discovery Day on Monday, Oct. 15, at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts.
Sep 24, 2007 10:55 AM: Sebo Athletic Center dedicated Saturday
Student-athletes at Bowling Green State University have a new campus home for training and treatment.
Sep 18, 2007 10:55 AM: GLIPA celebrates 55 years of journalism workshops
Bowling Green State University's School of Communication Studies invites junior and senior high schools to participate in a day of journalistic investigation and discovery during the 55th annual Great Lakes Interscholastic Press Association (GLIPA) workshop on Oct. 3.
Sep 14, 2007 10:54 AM: BGSU marks anniversary of Constitution Monday
Bowling Green State University will mark the 200th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Monday (Sept. 17) with programs in the residence halls and a panel discussion on “President Bush and the Constitution.”
Sep 13, 2007 10:54 AM: Public Records
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Sep 11, 2007 10:54 AM: Grant-funded project to rid rural homes of lead
The dangers of lead poisoning in aging, urban homes have been well documented. But the problem is equally severe in rural homes, according to Drs. Gary Silverman and Hailu Kassa of the Bowling Green State University College of Health and Human Services.
Sep 7, 2007 10:53 AM: 9-11 survivor to speak on campus Tuesday
Earl Johnson was on the 51st floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower when it was struck by one of the hijacked airliners on Sept. 11, 2001. On Tuesday (Sept. 11), the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attacks, Johnson will relate “Stairwell to Heaven: A 9-11 World Trade Center Survivor's Story of Escape” at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 6, 2007 10:53 AM: Book reframes work of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan
A new book by Dr. Erin Felicia Labbie, an associate professor of English at Bowling Green State University, examines the work of famed Freudian psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.
Sep 6, 2007 10:53 AM: Flags at half-staff honor Congressman Gillmor
U.S. and Ohio flags are at half-staff today (Sept. 6) in honor of Ohio 5th District Rep. Paul Gillmor, who died yesterday.
Sep 6, 2007 10:52 AM: All-Campus Picnic and Campus Fest, Sept. 7
The campus community is invited to enjoy free lunch and a look at campus activities and organizations at the All-Campus Picnic and Campus Fest Friday (Sept. 7). The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the University Hall lawn, with Campus Fest tables around the Union Oval from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sep 6, 2007 10:52 AM: BGSU to host Diamante Awards Sept. 14
The 18th annual Diamante Community Awards, recognizing Hispanic contributions to the Toledo area, will be presented Sept. 14 at Bowling Green State University in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Sep 5, 2007 10:52 AM: Early Childhood Conference slated
New techniques for building motor skills and fostering courage and compassion in children will be explored during the 31st annual Early Childhood Conference at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 5, 2007 10:52 AM: Pulitzer-winner to speak, get honorary degree
Dr. Martin Sherwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and nuclear policy expert, will receive an honorary doctorate from Bowling Green State University during a visit to campus this week.
Aug 22, 2007 10:51 AM: Jazzman Terence Blanchard in residence at BGSU
The 2007 Hansen Musical Arts Series at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts will feature a residency by famed trumpeter, composer and band leader Terence Blanchard Sept. 5-7.
Aug 17, 2007 10:51 AM: U.S.News & World Report: Look for BGSU programs
Bowling Green State University is among a select number of universities with “programs to look for” in the 2008 edition of “America's Best Colleges” by U.S.News and World Report.
Aug 9, 2007 10:51 AM: BGSU students win international animation contest
A trio of Bowling Green State University students has won the top prize in the world's first international FJORG! “Viking Animator” Competition.
Aug 8, 2007 10:51 AM: BGSU faculty, staff, retirees give $1 million back
Bowling Green State University faculty, staff and retirees gave more than $1 million in gifts and pledges to the University's Family Campaign during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Aug 8, 2007 10:50 AM: BGSU's 'round building' coming down
Bowling Green State University's Saddlemire Student Services Building is being torn down to make room for the future Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Aug 8, 2007 10:50 AM: Life, legacy of C.S. Lewis focus of new series
Capturing the range of such a prolific author as C.S. Lewis requires a range of books, according to Dr. Bruce Edwards, a Bowling Green State University English professor and associate director for distance and international programs.
Aug 8, 2007 10:50 AM: Nontraditional student orientation slated Aug. 18
Bowling Green State University invites recently admitted students who have had at least a one-year break in education since high school and those attending part time or taking evening classes to a special orientation program on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Aug 7, 2007 10:50 AM: 'Digital Mirror' computer camp for girls
“The Digital Mirror,” a computer camp for 20 girls in grades 6-8 is being held this week (Aug. 8-11) at Bowling Green State University.
Aug 7, 2007 10:49 AM: University Choral Society seeks members
Fall semester open auditions for the University Choral Society will be held in mid-August, the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts has announced.
Aug 3, 2007 10:49 AM: Co-op students graduate into full-time jobs
Twenty-two-year-old Tony Doble of Fremont graduates from Bowling Green State University and into a new full-time photography job. But for Doble, a visual communications technology major in the College of Technology, the job waiting for him in Hilton Head, S.C., isn't exactly new. His employer, Legacy Design Photographers, already gave him a “test run” back in 2005 when he was a co-op student with the business.
Jul 31, 2007 10:49 AM: $2.6 million grant funds teacher training
Bowling Green State University is leading a consortium of universities and urban school districts that will use a $2.6 million federal grant to train 300 new bilingual and special educators over the next five years.
Jul 30, 2007 10:48 AM: New film by BGSU instructor released, praised
Bowling Green State University film instructor Angel Vasquez is riding high these days following the successful release of “Colma: The Musical,” which he co-produced.
Jul 18, 2007 10:48 AM: Emmy-winner Ginger Kathrens to speak at graduation
Emmy Award-winning producer and director Ginger S. Kathrens will be the speaker for summer commencement exercises Aug. 4 at Bowling Green State University.
Jul 17, 2007 10:48 AM: Global Youth Parliament meets July 18-23
Youth from KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa, and Ohio will “plant seeds for change” during a Global Youth Parliament that will take place July 18-23 in Bowling Green, Toledo and Marion. The parliament is the first of a new initiative designed to build networks of communication and collaboration between teenagers from South Africa and the United States.
Jul 13, 2007 10:48 AM: Book traces legal philosophy from ancient Greeks
Since antiquity, philosophers have sought to understand the theoretical foundations of the law. A new book edited by Dr. Fred Miller Jr., executive director of the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University, traces the historical development of legal thought and explains the origins of the modern philosophy of law in ancient and medieval philosophy.
Jul 13, 2007 10:48 AM: International horn competition here July 19-22
Between 50 and 75 musicians from around the globe will be in Bowling Green July 19-22 when the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts hosts the International Horn Competition of America.
Jul 12, 2007 10:47 AM: BGSU wins two awards at CASE summit
Bowling Green State University was in the winners circle at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) annual summit July 8-10 in Chicago.
Jul 10, 2007 10:47 AM: Alumni Chamber Choir tours Sweden
Fifteen former and current students of Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts faculty member Dr. Mark Munson are on a 10-day concert tour in Sweden.
Jul 3, 2007 10:47 AM: BGSU: Offering more for transfer students
Although more than 600 students transfer to Bowling Green State University each year, the University is piloting several strategies to attract even more.
Jun 28, 2007 10:45 AM: BGSU trustees elect officers
Michael Marsh of Bowling Green has been elected chair and John Harbal of Catawba Island, vice chair of the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees. In addition, Dr. Linda Dobb, BGSU executive vice president, has been re-elected secretary.
Jun 25, 2007 10:45 AM: Christopher Dalton named BGSU Trustee Professor
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees honored the skill and unswerving dedication of Dr. Christopher Dalton over 30 years at the University by naming him Trustee Professor
Jun 25, 2007 10:45 AM: Legal studies professor honored for teaching
In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to teaching and scholarship, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees on June 22 conferred upon legal studies professor Dr. Sue Mota the title of Distinguished Teaching Professor.
Jun 25, 2007 10:45 AM: New provost announced
Dr. Shirley Baugher, a professor in the Department of Family Social Science and dean emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bowling Green State University.
Jun 22, 2007 10:45 AM: Tuition remains at current levels for next year
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees approved an educational budget of $263,718,000 for the main campus and $12,760,520 for the BGSU Firelands campus at its board meeting Friday (June 22). The action keeps tuition at current levels .
Jun 11, 2007 10:44 AM: Blood Drive set for June 13
Bowling Green State University will host a campus blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union (Multi-Purpose Room).
Jun 11, 2007 10:44 AM: Buckeye Boys State now underway at BGSU
The American Legion's 2007 Buckeye Boys State program is now underway at Bowling Green State University.
Jun 11, 2007 10:44 AM: Environmental group honors retired BGSU professor
Calling her “one of the nation's foremost experts on the need for connecting young children with nature,” the National Arbor Day Foundation presented retired BGSU faculty member Dr. Ruth Wilson with one of its highest honors on June 2.
Jun 6, 2007 10:44 AM: New financial aid for transfer students
The Bowling Green State University Office of Admissions has introduced two new incentives for transfer students entering the University in fall 2007. Students who are eligible for both awards will receive the higher of the two.
Jun 6, 2007 10:43 AM: Faculty, recent graduates get Fulbright grants
Bowling Green State University is celebrating a banner year for Fulbright awards. Not only have three faculty been named Fulbright Scholars, but three students as well—a first for the University.
Jun 6, 2007 10:43 AM: REAL Students to Study Environmental Health
More than 50 high school juniors and seniors from throughout Ohio are getting REAL about environmental health this month at Bowling Green State University.
Jun 5, 2007 10:43 AM: Five chosen to be Alumni Laureate Scholars
Five incoming first-year students have been named Alumni Laureate Scholars at Bowling Green State University.
Jun 4, 2007 10:43 AM: Governor appoints Fran Voll to Board of Trustees
Former Bowling Green State University women's basketball coach Francis C. (Fran) Voll, has been appointed to a nine-year term on the University's Board of Trustees, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland announced May 31. He replaces Sharon Cook of Columbus, whose term ended this spring.
Jun 4, 2007 10:43 AM: Morning newscast with Dave Horger debuts
Popular local newsman Dave Horger made his debut Monday (June 4) on WBGU 88.1 FM where he now hosts a program from 6-9 a.m. weekdays.
May 24, 2007 10:40 AM: A savory history, from foraging to fast food
Although the shopping cart wasn't invented until 1937, food has been traveling from one place to another for centuries. “A Moveable Feast: Ten Millennia of Food Globalization,” just published by Cambridge University Press, traces its paths.
May 24, 2007 10:40 AM: Autism Summit explores diagnosis and assessment
Professionals and parents will explore aspects of diagnosing, assessing and treating autism at the sixth annual Autism Summit of Northwest Ohio, to be presented June 9 by the Bowling Green State University College of Education and Human Development, BGSU Continuing & Extended Education, and the Wood County Educational Service Center.
May 14, 2007 10:39 AM: $100,000 gift underwrites four scholarships
Bowling Green High School graduates and students in the Alumni Laureate Scholars program will benefit from four new Bowling Green State University scholarships, funded by a $100,000 gift from Allen A. and Mary D. Green, the owners of A.A. Green Realty Inc.
May 14, 2007 10:39 AM: Jill Carr named dean of students
Jill Carr, a Bowling Green State University administrator since 1976, has been named dean of students at BGSU.
May 8, 2007 10:39 AM: 535 attend State Fire School at BGSU
Bowling Green Green State University is hosting State Fire School again this week, but there will also be some distance education of sorts in Toledo.
May 8, 2007 10:39 AM: Three students receive $10,000 Reams Fellowships
Three Bowling Green State University students have been awarded Frazier Reams Public Affairs Undergraduate Fellowships for 2007-08.
May 8, 2007 10:38 AM: New gateway to BG dedicated
It began with three Bowling Green State University students, their instructor and an idea. Two years later, that idea has become “The People: A Portrait of the Community,” greeting visitors at the corner of Poe Road and North College Drive.
May 7, 2007 10:38 AM: Gift supports BGSU arts center
Findlay residents Thomas and Kathleen Donnell have announced a $750,000 gift to support the Wolfe Center for the Arts at Bowling Green State University.
May 3, 2007 10:38 AM: Senior receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship
Bowling Green State University senior Katherine J. Knierim of Mentor is among 60 students nationwide to receive a fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi national scholastic honor society for the 2007-08 academic year.
May 2, 2007 10:37 AM: BGSU student's work to be performed in Cleveland
A composition by Timothy Stulman, a doctoral student in Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts, will be performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony.
May 2, 2007 10:36 AM: Libraries honored for innovation
Innovative Interfaces Inc. has named Bowling Green State University Libraries a winner of a Be Innovative! Award for the libraries' use of a product from the Emeryville, Calif.-based company.
Apr 26, 2007 10:35 AM: Book traces corporate history
While most historians view corporate power first arising in 19 th -century America, a new book by Dr. Andrew Schocket of Bowling Green State University makes the case that the very fabric of American society has been interwoven with corporate involvement from the earliest days of the new nation.
Apr 24, 2007 10:35 AM: Thomas Atwood named dean of university libraries
Bowling Green State University has chosen the director of a large medical school library who has significant experience with OhioLINK as its next dean of University Libraries, Dr. Linda Dobb, executive vice president, has announced.
Apr 20, 2007 10:34 AM: BGSU to remember Virginia Tech victims
Bowling Green State University will commemorate the victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech University with a candlelight memorial gathering at 10 p.m. Monday (April 23) in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval.
Apr 18, 2007 10:34 AM: 320 recruiters expected at Teacher Job Fair
A record number of recruiters (320) and school districts (170) will be attending the annual Bowling Green State University Teacher Job Fair on Thursday (April 19).
Apr 17, 2007 10:34 AM: Spring commencement speakers announced
Six speakers will address graduating students during spring commencement exercises at Bowling Green State University on May 4 and 5.
Apr 9, 2007 10:33 AM: BGSU to host OhioDance Festival
The OhioDance Festival comes to Bowling Green State University for the first time in its 30-year history on April 20-22, with activities scheduled in the Eppler Complex and the Eva Marie Saint Theatre in University Hall.
Apr 9, 2007 10:33 AM: Latino Issues Conference focuses on immigration
Dr. Katia Paz Goldfarb of Montclair State University will give the keynote speech at Bowling Green State University's 13th annual Latino Issues Conference Thursday (April 12). The theme of the all-day conference in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union is “Transnational Survival in America: Perspectives on Latino Immigration.”
Apr 6, 2007 10:33 AM: Journalism department honors two graduates
The Akron Beacon Journal's top news executive is the newest inductee to the Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Hall of Fame at Bowling Green State University.
Apr 3, 2007 10:33 AM: Speaker to examine 'water and conflict'
“Water and Conflict in the 21st Century: Fears and Hopes” will be Dr. Peter Gleick's topic for this year's Edward Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 30, 2007 3:52 PM: BGSU names new CFO
Bowling Green State University President Sidney A. Ribeau has announced the appointment of Sherideen S. Stoll, CPA, as chief financial officer and vice president, finance and administration, effective June 1.
Mar 30, 2007 3:52 PM: Eva Marie Saint to give benefit performance
Eva Marie Saint will return to her alma mater for a scholarship benefit performance dedicated to the memory of the professor who inspired her acting career.
Mar 30, 2007 3:52 PM: Library event features sale of Oprah's dress
A special celebration is being planned to recognize 40 years of service and special collections at Bowling Green State University's William T. Jerome Library.
Mar 29, 2007 3:51 PM: Intern gets taste of life at Supreme Court
Sometimes it's worth postponing graduation. At least that's the view of one Bowling Green State University student who is delaying her graduation to be an intern this semester at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mar 26, 2007 3:51 PM: BGSU skater ranks 15th in world competition
Bowling Green State University figure skater Alissa Czisny finished 12 th in the free skate category and 15 th overall at the World Figure Skating Championships held in Tokyo.
Mar 26, 2007 3:51 PM: Dance Marathon has big year ‘for the kids'
Students at Bowling Green State University gave patients at Toledo's St. Vincent Mercy Children's Hospital and their families a little something to smile about over the weekend.
Mar 26, 2007 3:51 PM: School of Earth, Environment and Society created
Creation of a new School of Earth, Environment and Society was approved Friday (March 23) by the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees.
Mar 23, 2007 3:50 PM: BGSU to offer online science courses for teens
Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Educational Service Center have received a $225,000 Post Secondary On-Line Corridor grant from the Ohio Department of Education to provide online college courses to northwest Ohio teens this summer.
Mar 23, 2007 3:50 PM: Creator of ‘Arthur' to appear at reading event
Marc Brown, creator of the popular “Arthur” series of children's books, will be the featured guest at the second annual Literacy in the Park celebration presented by the Martha Gesling Weber Reading Center at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 21, 2007 3:50 PM: Falcons flying south for NCAA Sweet 16
Bowling Green State University's women's basketball team continued to rewrite BGSU and Mid-American Conference history Tuesday in the NCAA Tournament.
Mar 20, 2007 3:50 PM: Forensics team places third
Championship performances by juniors Jennifer Cole and Michelle Baker led Bowling Green State University's forensics, speech and debate team to a third-place finish in the 57-team Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, held March 7-10 at Central Michigan University.
Mar 19, 2007 3:49 PM: Falcons move on in NCAA Tournament
A spot in the Sweet 16 will be on the line Tuesday night when Bowling Green State University's women's basketball team, fresh off BGSU's first NCAA Tournament win since 1989, meets Vanderbilt in second-round play at East Lansing, Mich.
Mar 15, 2007 3:49 PM: Goal for Sebo Athletic Center reached
Bowling Green State University's major fund-raising effort, “Building Dreams: The Centennial Campaign for BGSU” has reached $110 million and significant milestones with two of its priority projects.
Mar 15, 2007 3:49 PM: Guy Kawasaki, Alan Webber headline April 13 event
How entrepreneurial thinking drives business growth in both small and large companies as well as contributes to economic vitality is the theme for the fourth annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship on April 13 at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 15, 2007 3:49 PM: ‘Nexus of Change' event slated March 22-23
While many people say they want change, they often don't know where to begin. Recognizing that fact, Bowling Green State University will host a groundbreaking Nexus for Change conference March 22 and 23.
Mar 13, 2007 3:49 PM: BGSU women 'dancing' in East Lansing
The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team will travel to East Lansing, Mich., to begin what the Falcons hope will be an extended stay at the “Big Dance”—the NCAA Tournament.
Mar 13, 2007 3:48 PM: Business 2.0 editor to discuss what's next for Web
The next generation of Web-based services will be the topic of a March 22 talk at Bowling Green State University by Erick Schonfeld, editor-at-large of Business 2.0 magazine.
Mar 13, 2007 3:48 PM: Celebrated conductor to receive honorary degree
Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin will receive an honorary doctor of music degree from the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts on March 14.
Mar 13, 2007 3:48 PM: Graphic arts luminary Rick Valicenti to speak
Visionary graphic designer Rick Valicenti will discuss his recent work at Bowling Green State University March 16 in a College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Lecture. The free 4 p.m. talk will be held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater and is open to all.
Mar 13, 2007 3:48 PM: Post Katrina: What's it like in New Orleans now?
One year after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in August 2005, less than half of the city's pre-Katrina population had returned. One-third of its public schools and six of its nine hospitals remained closed, and 60 percent of homes still lacked electricity.
Mar 6, 2007 3:47 PM: 2007 Summer Music Institute
Bowling Green State University is again offering music camps for students in seventh through 12th grades during its 2007 Summer Music Institute.
Mar 5, 2007 3:47 PM: BG's Lefeld is Academic All-American
Foot problems have hampered Matt Lefeld on the basketball court this season at Bowling Green State University. But nothing is stopping the BGSU senior in the classroom, where a 3.97 grade point average has earned him third-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American honors.
Feb 27, 2007 11:09 AM: Academy picks BGSU prof as first woman president
The American Academy of Health Behavior has elected Dr. Molly Laflin, a professor of health promotion at Bowling Green State University, as its first woman president.
Feb 27, 2007 11:09 AM: BGSU hosts curriculum summit
An international curriculum conference featuring eminent scholars from throughout the United States and Canada will be hosted March 16-17 by the School of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University.
Feb 26, 2007 11:09 AM: Czisny qualifies for world skating competition
Legendary sports commentator Dick Button has called Alissa Czisny one of the most exquisite skaters of all time, and Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming says “her spins are just magical!”
Feb 21, 2007 11:10 AM: Scientific careers open to women
Young girls are interested in science, but as they grow up that interest fades. It's been called the “leaky pipe” phenomenon: talented young women who could be successful scientists go in other directions.
Feb 21, 2007 11:09 AM: Falcon Film Festival opens Oscar weekend
Freshman filmmakers at Bowling Green State University will get the red-carpet treatment Saturday (Feb. 24) at the third annual Falcon Film Festival.
Feb 21, 2007 11:09 AM: First Givens Fellows to pursue passions
If you had the opportunity to study whatever you wanted wherever you wanted, what would you do? Bowling Green State University students Elizabeth Kovar of Willoughby Hills and Martina Hanulova, a native of Slovakia, are pursuing their passion for peace.
Feb 16, 2007 11:10 AM: Mock Trial Team going to national tournament
It's called a Mock Trial Team but Bowling Green State University's success is very real. In mid-March, BGSU students on the team will travel to the National Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament for the fourth consecutive year. The team qualified for the national berth at the Lower Great Lakes regional competition earlier this month at Notre Dame University.
Feb 6, 2007 11:10 AM: Donors give $37 million for scholarships
Donors to Bowling Green State University's major fund-raising campaign have contributed more than $36.78 million in support of student scholarships, meeting one of the priority project goals within the overall $120 million Building Dreams Centennial Campaign.
Feb 6, 2007 11:10 AM: Ninth annual spring writing workshops set
The Creative Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is inviting area poets and fiction writers to participate in its spring 2007 Open Writing Workshops.
Feb 6, 2007 11:10 AM: Prof co-authors ‘The Feast of Corpus Christi'
One of the most solemn feasts of the Latin Church is the subject of a new book co-authored by Dr. Vincent Corrigan, a professor of musicology at Bowling Green State University.
Feb 1, 2007 11:10 AM: Making physics elementary project’s goal
Kids are fascinated by magnets and the springs often found in their toys. A Bowling Green State University project aims to put more of those things in the hands of the youngest schoolchildren by helping their teachers think of ways to make science more exciting for them.
Jan 23, 2007 11:04 AM: AAC&U names BGSU to leadership consortium
The Association of American Colleges and Universities has announced Bowling Green State University is among 18 institutions chosen to participate in a Core Commitments Leadership Consortium.
Jan 23, 2007 11:03 AM: Family relations council names Chibucos a Fellow
Dr. Thomas Chibucos, a professor of family and consumer sciences at Bowling Green State University, has been named an NCFR Fellow by the National Council on Family Relations.
Jan 19, 2007 11:05 AM: BGSU to lead Regents Environmental Academy
Bowling Green State University is getting REAL about environmental health with high school juniors and seniors. The acronym stands for the Regents Environmental Academy for Learning, a program scheduled to begin this summer with $340,000 in funding from the Ohio Board of Regents.
Jan 19, 2007 11:05 AM: Jackson tickets gone; see speech on closed-circuit
No tickets remain for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 7 p.m. speech Thursday (Jan. 25) in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of Bowling Green State University's Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Jan 16, 2007 11:05 AM: Can U.S. students really compete? Find out Friday
Speakers from Time magazine, The Economist and other prominent organizations will be at Bowling Green State University Friday (Jan. 19) for a conference on the urgent need for students to use their education to become globally competitive.
Jan 12, 2007 11:06 AM: National report spotlights BGSU program
“College Learning for the New Global Century,” a national report released this week (Jan. 10) by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) cites Bowling Green State University's BGeXperience as one program that is implementing a new set of principles of excellence in education.
Jan 5, 2007 11:06 AM: Rev. Jesse Jackson highlights Black History Month
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, famed civil rights activist and two-time presidential candidate, will visit Bowling Green State University Jan. 25 as part of the campus's “Celebrating Our Heritage” commemoration of Black History Month.
Jan 4, 2007 11:07 AM: BGSU receives CHEA Award for learning outcomes
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation has announced that Bowling Green State University has been chosen to receive the 2007 CHEA Award for Institutional Progress in Student Learning Outcomes.
Jan 2, 2007 11:07 AM: Symposium looks at higher education in Canada
The challenges facing higher education in the United States and Canada are very similar. Canadian responses to those challenges differ markedly, however, and they will be the focus of the 20th annual Reddin Symposium at Bowling Green State University.